Hundreds of Arab Israelis protest after death of student

Hundreds of Arab Israelis demonstrated Friday in northern Israel after a student was killed in a reported police shootout this week, an AFP reporter said. Protesters defied coronavirus restrictions on gatherings to demonstrate in front of the police station in the Arab-Israeli city of Umm Al-Fahm. They chanted “Police out!” and demanded political action against violence and criminality in Arab-majority areas of Israel. According to media reports, Ahmad Hijazi, a young Arab Israeli nursing student, was killed by the police overnight Monday to Tuesday during a shootout with suspected criminals i…

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